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Prof. (Dr.) Chandan Kumar



Dr Chandan Kumar is a distinguish Professor and Head of Physiotherapy Department, Galgotias university is BPT, MPT in Neurology from university of pune and Ph.D. in Physiotherapy and having more than 17 years of Academic & Clinical and Administrative experience. His Research and Clinical Interests include Stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Head Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Cerebral Palsy and other Adult & Pediatrics Neurological Disorders.

He has published more than 30 research papers in national & international peer reviewed journals, chaired many scientific sessions and presented research findings in various national & international conferences on the field of Stroke, Cerebral Palsy, Geriatrics, and Clinical Practice and has several research projects on Stroke, spinal Cord Injury & Bell’s palsy in progress.


He is having total 17 plus years of experience in Academic, Clinical and Administrative where he served as Clinical Head, HOD, Deputy COE and Principal of the college.


  • D. in Physiotherapy
  • MPT – Neurology 2006

Awards and Recognitions

  • Awarded as Inspirational Scientist Award 2022 by PISA 2022.
  • Maharashtra State O. T. P.T. Council- 2012/07/PT/002397.
  • Lifetime Member of Indian Association of Physiotherapists (Registration no – L- 13215).
  • Fellow member of Scholars Academic & Scientific Society – M. No-SAS/FSASS/088.
  • Lifetime member of World Polypathy organization- Reg no 331/466 MDA -97.
  • Member of National editorial advisory board of Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy (IJPOT),
  • Editorial board member of International Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (IJNPT) & International Journal of Research and Review (IJRR).
  • Editorial board member of PLOS ONE.
  • "Editors" of "International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education".
  • Life member of Indian society for Training & Development (ISTD)


  1. Chandan Kumar, Nawaj Pathan, R. Vispute; Challenges Faced by Neurophysiotherapist While Consultation Through Tele-rehabilitation – A Cross Sectional Study; 2022 European Journal of Neurology, 29 (Suppl. 1), 374–489
  2. Chandan Kumar, Jyoti Batra, Rahul Saxena, Suyash Saxena, Ajit Pal Singh. Forearm Muscles Electromyography Analysis for Cylindrical Grip Sizes in Stroke. Cardiometry; Special issue No. 25; December 2022; p. 1405-1410; DOI: 10.18137/cardiometry.2022.25.14051410.
  3. Chandan Kumar. Alarming rise in professional Blood donors and its repercussions. Cardiometry; Special issue No. 25; December 2022; p. 1394-1396; DOI: 10.18137/cardiometry.2022.25.13941396
  4. Khushboo Kumari1*, Dr. Chandan Kumar, Effect of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation versus Manual Perturbation on balance and function of lower extremities in elderly: A randomized clinical trial submitted in December 2020 International journal under review process.
  5. Nikita Adhikari, Dr. Chandan Kumar; Manual Perturbation compared with Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation for Trunk Stability & Lower Extremity Function in Post Stroke: A Randomized Clinical Trial submitted in October 2019 for publication, under review process.
  6. Chandan Kumar, Prof. Dr Shilpi Kapoor, Dr Vaibhav Chaubey Gait Parameters During Backward Walking in Healthy Elderly: A Comparative Study During Different Types of Dual Tasks; European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine ISSN 2515-8260 Volume 07, Issue 11, 2020. (Scopus, PubMed & Web of Science)
  7. Arajit Das, Chandan Kumar, Poonam Kadian Chandrila Ghosh. The Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Cognition among Young Indian Adults – An Experimental Study. International Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2018, pp. 40-46. doi: 10.11648/j.ijnpt.20180403.11.
  8. Chandan Kumar et al., Wii Fit plus Balance Board to Improve Balance, Mobility and Confidence in Elderly Fallers: A Randomized Clinical Trial-, (SJAMS) Sch. J. App. Med. Sci., Dec 2018; 6 (12): 4715-4727.
  1. Arajit Das., Chandan Kumar, Chandrila Ghosh and Poonam Kadian. Effect of Pursed Lips Breathing on Dyspnea and Performance Capacity in Class 1 Obese College Going Students- International Journal of Current Advanced Research Vol 7, Issue 10(A), pp 15731-15733, October 2018.
  2. Chandan Kumar et al (2018) 'Wii fit Balance Board with Balance & Strength Training on Fall Risk, Balance & Mobility in Elderly Fallers', International Journal of Current Advanced Research, 07(10), pp. 15803-15812.
  3. Kumar C (2017) Comparison between Tai Chi and Balance-Strength Training Exercise to Decrease Fear of fall and Improving Balance and Functional Mobility in J Nov Physiotherapy 7: 350. doi:10.4172/2165-7025.1000350.
  4. Kumar C, Palshikar RM, Chaubey V (2017) Effect of Manipulating Object Shape, Size and Weight Combined with Hand-Arm Bimanual Intensive Training (HABIT) in Improving Upper Extremity Function in Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy-A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Nov Physiotherapy 7: 338. doi:10.4172/2165-7025.1000338.
  5. Senthil P. Kumar*, Chandan Kumar**, Senthil Kumar Elumalai*** Diagnosis: Identification of Problems or Problems in Identification? Indian Journal of Medical & Health Sciences Volume 3 Number 2, July - December 2016, DOI: /10.21088/ Ditorial 2347.9981.321 6.1.
  1. Kumar C, Ostwal P (2016) “Comparison between Task - Oriented Training and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Exercises on Lower Extremity Function in Cerebral Palsy-A Randomized Clinical Trial”. J Nov Physiotherapy 6: 291. doi: 10.4172 /2165-7025.1000291.
  2. Kumar C, Pathan N (2016) Effectiveness of Manual Perturbation Exercises in Improving Balance, Function and Mobility in Stroke Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Nov Physiotherapy 6: 284. doi:10.4172/2165-7025.1000284.
  3. Kumar C, Gupta N (2015) A Comparison between Task Oriented and Client-Centered Task- Oriented Approaches to Improve Upper Limb Functioning in People with Sub-Acute Stroke. J Nov Physiotherapy 5: 276. doi:10.4172/2165-7025.1000276.
  4. Kumar C, Bagga TK (2015) Comparison between Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation and Neuromuscular Re-Education for Reducing Facial Disability and Synkinesis in Patients with Bell’s palsy: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Int. J Phys Med Rehabil 3: 290. doi: 10.4172/2329- 9096.1000290.
  5. Chandan Kumar et al; Effectiveness of core stability exercise program on abdominal & back strength in school going children: A randomized controlled trial; Intern. Journal of Nursing Didactics, 5 (7),July2015, vol5.iss7. 100. 07-13.
  6. Chandan Kumar et al; The Efficacy of Anterior versus Posterior Joint Mobilization on Functional Activity in Patients with Adhesive Capsulitis: - Smt. Kashibai Navale e – Journal of Physiotherapy 2014, Vol 1, page no 15-18.
  7. Bharti 1, Chandan Kumar 2 Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy-An International Journal, Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 152-157
  8. Kumar C, Vaidya SN (2014) Effectiveness of Myofascial Release on Spasticity and Lower Extremity Function in Diplegic Cerebral Palsy: Randomized Controlled Trial. Int J Phys Med Rehabil 3: 253. doi:10.4172/2329-9096.1000253.
  9. Kumar C, Kulkarni CM (2014) “Comparison between Electrical Stimulation over Motor Point and TENS over Acupuncture Point in Reducing Spasticity and Improving Function after Stroke: Randomized Clinical Trial”. Int J Phys Med Rehabil 2: 237. doi: 10.4172 /2329-9096.1000237.
  10. Kumar C and Monika (2014) Effectiveness of Mental Practice Combined with Physical Practice in the Treatment of Post Stroke Patients. J Nov Physiotherapy 4: 216. Doi: 10. 4172 /2165-7025.1000216.
  11. Manoj Kumar Deshmukh, Chandan Kumar, Manu Goyal. Application of transcutaneous electrical stimulation on lower limb Acupoints as an important adjunctive tool in stroke rehabilitation program & its effects on spasticity and functional ability. International Journal of Physiotherapy and Research, International J Physiotherapy Res 2013 (3):63-70.
  12. Kumar, Chandan; Devi, Salam Anita; Effect of obstacle ambulation training on walking ability for ambulant stroke subjects- Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy. Apr- Jun2013, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p27-32, 10.5958/j.0973-5674.7.2.006.
  13. Kumar Chandan, Kataria Shina; Effectiveness of Task Oriented Circuit Training on Functional Mobility & Balance in Cerebral Palsy; Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occup. Therapy, Vol.7, No. 4. October-December 2013, 24-28, 10.5958/j.0973-5674. 7.4.116
  14. 23. Kumar Chandan; & Vinti; Effect of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Combined with Cryotherapy on Spasticity and Hand Function in Patients with Spastic Cerebral; Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, Volume 07 Issue 01, 2013, 21-25.
  15. Kumar Chandan, Goyal, Ruchika The Effect of Task Oriented Training on Hand Functions in Stroke Patients- A Randomized Control Trial Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy. Jul-Sep2012, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p87-91.
  16. Kumar, Chandan & Mehta, Poonam & Rao, Sobika. (2012). Effectiveness of Physiotherapy for the Handwriting Problem of School Going Children. Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy, Volume 06 Number 03, 117-121.July - September 2012.
  17. Gagandeep Kaur1, Poonam Mehta2, Chandan Kumar3; Relationship Between Motor Impairments of Hand and Manual Ability in Spastic Cerebral Palsy Children; Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, Volume5, Number 4,48-51, October-December, 2011.
  18. Chandan Kumar, Mukesh Kumar; The efficacy of bilateral training on functional Recovery of upper extremity after stroke -Published in Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, Volume 5, Number 2,35-39, April-June 2011.
  19. Chandan Kumar; Functional Outcome between Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke Patients After In-Patient Rehabilitation- Published in Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, Volume 5, Number 2, 31-34, April-June 2011.


Balance & Strength Training with Wii Balance Board for fall prevention in Elderly-ISBN: 978-620-4-726643-4, LAP, Lambert Academic Publishing.2021.


  1. Design Number: -376959-001- Health Monitoring Device (SET)

Area of Interest

His area of interest is Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, Head Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Cerebral Palsy and other Adult & Pediatrics Neurological Disorders, Electrotherapy, Electrodiagnosis He like to communicate with others: to teach, give advice, help, or otherwise be of service to others. He prefers to work with new challenges which allows for self-expression.